• Philip Goodwin (1881–1935), In the Canoe, ca. 1920s. Oil on canvas, 24 by 36 inches (61 by 91.4 cm)

In the Canoe

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • Two men in a birch bark canoe are confronted with the dangerous side of the wilderness. In the Canoe by Philip R. Goodwin is one of his many paintings depicting men interacting with the wilderness. Goodwin specialized in this kind of painting, and is well known for illustrating books such as Jack London’s "Call of the Wild" and magazines like "Outdoor Recreation."
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  • Regional Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
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  • ca. 1920s
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